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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Guidance for Agency-Specific Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Policies

Publisher(s):
This guidance provides agencies with direction to enable them to fulfill the goals identified in the Presidential Memorandum on “Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workforce,” which was issued on April 18, 2012
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February 2013

Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Publisher(s):
This poster describes basic leave entitlement; military family leave entitlements; benefits and protections; eligibility requirements; definition of serious health condition; use of leave; substitute of paid leave for unpaid leave; employee responsibilities; employer responsibilities; unlawful acts by employers; and enforcement.
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  • Training Tools
January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

Publisher(s):
In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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September 2012

Fact Sheet 28A: Employee Protections Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet describes the protections the FMLA affords to employees while taking FMLA leave and upon returning to work from FMLA leave.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

Publisher(s):
This report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals. Those who had filed sexual harassment claims or reported sexual assault to the police had done so with the encouragement and assistance of survivor advocates or attorneys in the face of difficult challenges.
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January 2012

Effects of Domestic Violence on the Workplace: A Vermont survey of male offenders enrolled in batterer intervention programs

Author(s):
This report informs policy makers and employers about the way Vermont workplaces are affected by domestic violence. It provides important information to help employers make decisions about policy and procedural responses to employees involved in domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Questions and Answers: The Application of Title VII and the ADA to Applicants or Employees Who Experience Domestic or Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

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The examples provided in this publication illustrate how Title VII and the ADA may apply to employment situations involving applicants and employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
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September 2010

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

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This article explains how undocumented immigrant workers who are victims of crime can benefit from the U Visa. \
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  • General Material
September 2010

State Law Guide - Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

Publisher(s):
This guide is divided into two main sections. The first section outlines existing laws. The second section outlines proposed legislation on this topic. Each of these sections is further divided into those laws or bills specific to domestic violence and those laws or bills that relate to crime victims more generally.
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April 2010

Women and Women of Color in Leadership: Complexity, Identity, and Intersectionality

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This article describes the challenges that women and women of color face in their quest to achieve and perform in leadership roles in work settings.
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  • General Material
March 2010

VESSA: The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act - Keeping Your Job and Keeping Safe, A Guide to Employment Law Protections for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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Sections include how to apply, what to do if an employer is not following VESSA, and rights to UI. Sample letters and documents are provided.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Florida’s Model Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
This model policy intends to establish uniform statewide guidelines that provide clear procedures and protocols for preventing, investigating, reporting, and responding to domestic violence involving officers.